Definition of 'vandalism'
Example sentences containing 'vandalism'
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It was an act of wanton social vandalism that has condemned generations to lives of unfulfilled potential. The Sun (2015)This is a terrible act of cultural vandalism and totally unnecessary. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But it has to be done without violence and without vandalism. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This switching gear is prone to vandalism and theft if there is no active owner or guardian. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Is this an act of reckless cultural vandalism? Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was more vandalism than theft. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)We need support to win this battle and mindless acts of vandalism and violence are not going to win us any friends. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is better to stop troublemakers straightaway than to let their behaviour influence the rest of the crowd towards violence or vandalism. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Vehicle crime, vandalism and fraud were all down too. The Sun (2010)It's a sad reflection that these acts of wilful and wanton vandalism appear to be increasing. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The towers quickly became breeding grounds for crime, vandalism and antisocial behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And if we lose them, we will have experienced an act of gross cultural vandalism. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In doing so she was guilty of trespassing, theft and vandalism. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Many messages approved of the violence and vandalism - and urged others to join in. The Sun (2011)Airbnb offers hosts damage cover of up to 600,000 for theft or vandalism. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They blame the vandalism and crime on the high percentage of rented accommodation, bad landlords and worse tenants. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There is no place in that process for the contemptible cultural vandalism that the IPO valiantly withstood. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He promised the workers that they would be paid until they found new positions, but only on condition that there was no violence or vandalism. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Used Occasionally. vandalism is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'vandalism'
British English: vandalism /ˈvændəˌlɪzəm/ NOUN
Vandalism is the deliberate damaging of things, especially public property.
Vandalism, such as breaking windows, is a problem here.
- American English: vandalism
- Arabic: تَخْرِيب
- Brazilian Portuguese: vandalismo
- Chinese: 破坏公物行为
- Croatian: vandalizam
- Czech: vandalismus
- Danish: vandalisme
- Dutch: vandalisme
- European Spanish: vandalismo
- Finnish: vandalismi
- French: vandalisme
- German: Vandalismus
- Greek: βανδαλισμός
- Italian: vandalismo
- Japanese: 破壊行為
- Korean: 공공시설 파괴 행위
- Norwegian: vandalisme
- Polish: wandalizm
- European Portuguese: vandalismo
- Romanian: vandalism
- Russian: вандализм
- Spanish: vandalismo
- Swedish: vandalism
- Thai: การทำลายทรัพย์สิน
- Turkish: vandalizm
- Ukrainian: вандалізм
- Vietnamese: hành động cố ý phá hoại
Definition of vandalism from the Collins English Dictionary
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